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How to amuse yourself and others : the American girl's handy book

Author: Lina Beard; Adelia B Beard
Publisher: New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1887
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These descriptions of leisure-time activities for Victorian girls were designed to cultivate their curiosity and inventiveness, and to help them gain self-confidence regarding their competence and talents.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Beard, Lina.
How to amuse yourself and others.
New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1887 (New York : Trow's Print. and Bookbinding Co.)
(OCoLC)612947611
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lina Beard; Adelia B Beard
OCLC Number: 3261346
Notes: Includes preface, table of contents, index.
Illustrations by the authors; variously signed LB or AB.
Publisher's advertisements: [6] p. following text.
Description: xii, 474, [6] pages : illustrations (wood-engravings) ; 21 cm
Other Titles: American girl's handy book.
Responsibility: by Lina Beard and Adelia B. Beard.

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These descriptions of leisure-time activities for Victorian girls were designed to cultivate their curiosity and inventiveness, and to help them gain self-confidence regarding their competence and talents.

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